Stories

Wainui Dance Festival 1
6 June 2019

Inaugural Wainuiomata Primary Schools Dance Festival

Dancing with the Stars took on a whole new meaning with the...

UVPSSA cross country image
6 June 2019

Upper Hutt Cross Country

On a beautiful Upper Hutt Sunday 240 girls and 260 boys took...

Sleeping Child
6 June 2019

The Sleeping Child

For children to have their taha hinengaro (mental and emotional wellbeing) recharged...

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4 June 2019

Supporting older people to participate in Community Strength and Balances Classes

Starting, getting back into exercise or joining a new group can be...

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21 May 2019

Finalists announced for WHG Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards

62 finalists have been named across 12 categories in this year’s WHG...

Seminar 2 Glenn Exercise Demonstration
20 May 2019

Athletes attend well-being seminar for talent programme

It’s easy to look at performance by what we do on a...

Leading Leaders Second Residential
17 May 2019

Second Residential held for Leading Leaders Programme

After spending the first residential exploring self – their personalities and leadership...

Lead Teachers Forum Group 1
16 May 2019

Lead Teachers Forum asks teachers to explore leadership

Why do people do something one way and not another – or...

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7 May 2019

Upper Hutt hosts Top School event

2019 Gas Hubs Parks and Places Top School was held at Harcourt...

KiwiSport photo 1
6 May 2019

KiwiSport highlights the importance of physical literacy

With the aim of providing and supporting quality experiences resulting in lifelong...

Community Sport for Children with Disabilities Project 1
1 May 2019

Pilot project offers inclusive sporting opportunities for children with disabilities

Some say three’s a crowd, but for the Community Sport for Children...

Globelet 1
1 May 2019

Globelet helping to minimise waste at iconic Wellington event

30,000 cups are normally used at the drink stations for the annual...

Awards Stock
1 May 2019

Time to change our volunteer awards in sport

When it comes to recognizing sport volunteers, we tend to emphasize volunteer...

Coach Developer Programme expands regionally
29 April 2019

Coach Developer Programme expands regionally

In early April, Sport NZ held the inaugural Central Region Coach Developer...

EIS 1
29 April 2019

Partnership offers equal access to positive benefits of physical activity

Everyone should have the same opportunities to be physically well.

Unfortunately, that’s not...

Sport Leaders Forum
17 April 2019

Sport Leaders Forum discusses the future of sports

Leaders from the Sport and Recreation sector around Wellington gathered at the...

goulburn postgame
12 April 2019

Volunteer feature: The hugging dynamo at the heart of Rugby Club

The below article is a great example of just how powerful recognizing...

Volunteer Stock 8
10 April 2019

How our brains make decisions - a Q&A on "Nudging"

How do our brains make decisions? 

Renee Jaine, from the behaviour-change consultancy, Ogilvy...

Sports NZ girls prgoramme funding
8 April 2019

Funding launched to help more young women get and stay active

Two new funds designed to get more young women physically active through...

WCC Development Programme
1 April 2019

Performance Hub hosts WCC Talent Programme Welcome Night

If you were dropped in the jungle blindfolded, could you survive? This...